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Why does Katniss Everdeen choose Peeta Mellark over Gale Hawthone in Mockingjay? 

From the beginning of the series, Katniss’s feelings about Peeta and Gale are complicated. Ultimately, Katniss chooses Peeta because he is the only one who can understand what she has been...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 11:23 pm UTC

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What is the theme or lesson in Mockingjay?

The two main themes of Mockingjay are people are not alwayswhat they seem, and sometimes we have to act out of duty rather than do what we want. Katniss has found herself in the middle of a war....

Latest answer posted November 1, 2012 8:34 pm UTC

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In Mockingjay, why did President Snow leave Katniss the white rose?

There are multiple instances where Suzanne Collins uses the symbolism of the white rose. The imagery surrounding the rose in this book is incredibly vivid and telling of Snow's true character....

Latest answer posted September 20, 2011 5:39 am UTC

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What does Katniss Everdeen represent to her society in Mockingjay? 

Katniss represents hope to her people, and a symbol of revolution. Katniss did not ask to be a revolutionary or a martyr. She participated in the Hunger Games to save her young sister, who was too...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 11:08 pm UTC

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What is the setting of "Mockingjay" by Suzanne Collins?

Yes, the overall setting for Mockingjay is Panem, a post-apocalyptic North America. In the novel, much of the action revolves around the Capitol, District 2, 8, 12, and 13. As the novel begins,...

Latest answer posted February 14, 2017 4:52 pm UTC

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How is Katniss's mother different from other residents of the Seam?

To reiterate what another educator already said, Katniss's mother has a skill for healing and for making medicines from herbs and resources found in District 12. This becomes extremely important in...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2019 3:34 pm UTC

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What is the major conflict in Mockingjay?

The major conflict is between all of the districts and the capital; during the entire book, these two main groups are fighting with each other. The conflict is over who will gain control in the...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2010 8:15 am UTC

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What types of conflict are there in Mockingjay? ex. Man vs. Man or Man vs. Beast or vs. nature, vs. society and vs.self

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins is ripe with conflict, most predominantly Man vs. Man and Man vs. Self. Man vs. Man The heart of the conflict in Mockingjay is the open rebellion of the districts...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2012 8:53 pm UTC

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What is the resolution in Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins?

Mockingjay is the third book in the Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins. The impact and after effects of war are central to the themes of Mockingjay. Katniss Everdeen, the face of the rebellion...

Latest answer posted October 17, 2013 5:09 am UTC

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Where in Mockingjay is there foreshadowing? Please explain where and what it foreshadows.

Foreshadowing occurs from the very onset of Suzanne Collins' Mockingjay in the first chapter as Katniss revisits the bombed-out District 12. In her house in the Victor's Village, Katniss Everdeen...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2012 9:05 pm UTC

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How has Katniss changed throughout Mockingjay?

Katniss' character develops in a number of ways in the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy. She finally resolves the love triangle that has persisted between herself, Gale Hawthorne and Peeta...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2018 7:35 pm UTC

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What is the mood of the book Mockingjay? 

The mood of Mockingjay is almost overwhelmingly dark and foreboding. You know that something terrible is going to happen. Yet at the same time, there is a glimmer of optimism and hope. Mood is...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 11:45 pm UTC

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In Chapter 7, Katniss goes to district 8 and meets the wounded at the "hospital". Was it a makeshift hospital, a real...

District 8 is known for its manufacturing of textiles and clothing, so it has many factory buildings and warehouses. The hospital referred to in the chapter is an old warehouse that has been...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2012 9:47 pm UTC

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In Mockingjay, does Katniss kill Snow?

Snow dies in the book Mockingjay. Katniss chooses not to kill Snow though. Remember, Katniss wanted the right to execute Snow herself when it was all over. Her and Coin came to an understanding...

Latest answer posted October 9, 2011 10:24 pm UTC

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Describe the setting of Mockingjay; In what time period is it set? Is the setting realistic, fantasy, or historical...

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins is set in the future; the setting is realistic, although dystopian. Set in the far distant remains of what is left of the United States and North America after many...

Latest answer posted May 21, 2012 2:54 am UTC

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What irony is there in Mockingjay?

What kind of irony are you concerned with? There is situational irony in regards to Peeta. What we are led to believe is completely different than what eventually happens with his character....

Latest answer posted October 23, 2010 12:48 pm UTC

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What is main theme in Mockingjay?

The main theme in Mockingjay is that things are not always what they seem. Katniss has pretty much lived her life with the motto of “trust no one” before she even competed in her first Hunger...

Latest answer posted February 2, 2013 6:14 am UTC

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What one object would symbolize the protaganist, antagonist, the setting, the major conflict, and the theme of...

Perhaps the central symbol of Mockingjay is the mockingjay itself. A symbol is a thing that represents something else. In Collins's dystopian future, scientists are able to splice genes in order to...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2010 7:05 am UTC

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How does Finnick die?

Finnick Odair dies in a muttation attack while Squad 451 is traversing underground tunnels deep beneath the Capitol. Katniss describes one of the mutts as taking "the death bite," and she sees...

Latest answer posted September 22, 2020 12:11 pm UTC

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What is the summary, setting, and time period of Mockingjay?

Mockingjay is the final book in the series written by Suzanne Collins. In this book we see that Katniss has become something of a rebel. She begrudgingly accepts her new role. Katinss, her sister,...

Latest answer posted December 22, 2014 3:30 pm UTC

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What causes Peeta to change throughout Mockingjay?

Peeta experiences the extremes of behavior conditioning in Suzanne Collins' novel Mockingjay. Peeta undergoes the largest transformation at the hands of the Capitol when they "highjack" him, a...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2012 3:49 am UTC

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What are the consequences Maycomb's children face in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird?

Though Scout, Jem, and Dill undertake many devious deeds in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the only consequences they face are lessons learned in life such as the need to respect others. The...

Latest answer posted May 27, 2016 6:44 am UTC

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What are 3 words to describe Katniss in the book Mockingjay and why?

Katniss in Mockingjay is at her most intense. She has transformed from the young girl dedicated to the survival of her immediate family and friends to a girl who has taken on the revolution and now...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2016 7:48 pm UTC

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How did Gale change throughout Mockingjay?

The reader sees more of Gale Hawthorne inMockingjaythanThe Hunger GamesorCatching Fire. Gale becomes more mercenary and determined in Mockingjay, because District 13 gives him the latitude and...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2012 6:16 am UTC

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Do you agree with Katniss choosing Peeta over Gail? What would you do if Katniss married Gale and not Peeta?

I think she made the right choice. Not speaking of the movie, because I don't much care (though I agree with lentzk about the casting), I think the reason Katniss chose Peeta is because she did...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 3:17 am UTC

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How has Peeta changed throughout Mockingjay 

From the beginning of the book,there is a shift in the relationship between Katniss and Peeta as they are separated from each other. During Peeta's appearances on television he seems to be...

Latest answer posted April 26, 2012 2:48 am UTC

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Describe a literary element or device in the book Mockingjay. please provide a quote and how does the use of the...

In Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins uses the symbolism of President Snow's white rose to foreshadow future conflict. In her house in the Victor's Village, Katniss Everdeen finds a "dab of white...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2012 9:52 pm UTC

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Why does Katniss say that the trip to District 12 was not a complete waste?

The quote in question can be found in chapter 2 of Mockingjay. The full quote reads, So I guess the trip to 12 wasn't a complete waste. Katniss is referring to her trip back to District 12, which...

Latest answer posted March 7, 2019 9:16 pm UTC

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What are some objects that are symbolic in the book Mockingjay?

First and most obviously, you have the mockingjay itself, which is a symbol of the revolution. It is an interesting one, because the mockingjay is a creature born unintentionally as a result of...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2010 8:20 am UTC

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Is there a man vs nature conflict in the book Mockingjay?

This is a tricky question, as man vs. nature is likely the hardest type of conflict to identify in Mockingjay. That said, I think there are a couple examples that could fit that category in a...

Latest answer posted February 19, 2016 7:20 pm UTC

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Describe the basic plot of Mockingjay from Gale's point of view.  

It is difficult to say what Gale thinks or feels because we do not know his character as well. Of course, Katniss is the one telling the story so we don't technically know what anyone else think...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2012 7:35 pm UTC

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Are there lessons in Mockingjay?

One of the most powerful lessons from Mockingjay revolves around the novel's criticism of government, corruption, and power. "Absolute power corrupts absolutely." (Lord Acton) Katniss feels...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2012 2:58 am UTC

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How does President Snow change throughout Mockingjay?

The reader sees evidence of physical changes in President Snow, especially in the final moments of the novel. Katniss' last private meeting with Snow depicts him as being "well groomed...but...

Latest answer posted April 27, 2012 1:43 am UTC

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Why does Katniss take Buttercup back to District 13?

Have you ever heard the saying that we hate others when we see ourselves in them? This is absolutely true for Buttercup and Katniss, especially in Mockingjay, when they become more similar than...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2016 8:17 pm UTC

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In the 3rd book in this series MockingJay does Katniss get forced to marry Peeta?

Katniss herself explains this in the last paragraph of chapter 27. When Katniss returns to District 12, Gale is not longer there. She asks Greasy Sae where he went and is surprised at her own...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2012 1:29 am UTC

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What's a good slogan for Mockingjay?

The important themes of Mockingjay may be used as you create your slogan. By this book in the series, Panem is at war, and much has changed. Panem is not the same place it was at the beginning of...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2012 10:17 pm UTC

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What do the descriptions of the people from Capitol in Mockingjay remind you of in our population?

According to the book, the citizens of Capitol are the wealthiest and most powerful people in all Panem. They are described as shallow and materialistic people who care only about their appearance;...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2019 6:55 pm UTC

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Power and need for control are strong motivating forces for evil. Which character in The Mockingjay displays this...

There are many characters in Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins who are have a need for control and power. The character that predominantly fits this role in all three of the books is President Snow. In...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2011 7:33 am UTC

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At the end of Mockingjay does Peeta kill Prim?

At the end of the third book Peeta does not kill Prim. Prim dies while trying to help children who were being used as human shields to protect President Snow from the rebel invasion. A bomb was...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2012 8:55 pm UTC

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Please provide a brief (1-8 sentences) summary of the beginning of the book Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. only to...

Suzanne Collins' popular novel Mockingjay begins with Katniss Everdeen sifting through the ashes of the burned-out District Twelve. Through flashback, Collins reveals the fate of the district as...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2012 9:15 pm UTC

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How would you describe one of the main settings in Mockingjay?

There are several main settings in Mockingjay. The first is District 13, where the rebels are staying, training, and planning the war. It is all underground, and everything is tightly controlled....

Latest answer posted September 20, 2010 2:15 am UTC

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What is the plot sequence?

Mockingjay is the third installment in the Hunger Games series and wraps up the trilogy with an end to the Capitol’s reign over Panem. The best way to chart the plot is to go through the parts of...

Latest answer posted October 16, 2019 10:04 pm UTC

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What is an example of Katniss finding who she is in Mockingjay? I would like to find an example of Katniss finding...

There are several moments throughout the final novel where Katniss finds herself and her purpose. One of the moments early on is when Katniss returns to District 12, to see the wreckage first...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2012 2:24 am UTC

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Please help me identify the Central Conflict for a poster project on Mockingjay? Mom Helper

The central conflict in Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins revolves around Katniss Everdeen's internal struggle to define her role in the rebellion against Panem. Although she has people, like Coin,...

Latest answer posted April 25, 2012 2:35 am UTC

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What are the circumstances of the plot in Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins?

When the story opens, Katniss has been rescued from her second Hunger Games by rebels and taken to District 13. She returns to District 12, her home, to see everything destroyed and most of the...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2012 8:15 pm UTC

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What is the symbolism of the pretty bird on the front cover of Mocking Jay?

The Mockingjay, in the novel Mockingjay (of The Hunger Games trilogy) symbolizes many different things. Katniss' first real brush with the Mockingjay happens in novel one. She receives a pin with...

Latest answer posted June 18, 2011 12:56 am UTC

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What pictures could you use to portray the climax (highest point of action/where conflict betweeen protagonist and...

The most dramatic moment of truth in Mockingjay occurs at the very end of the novel when Katniss is given the choice to execute President Snow before masses of people gathered outside the square....

Latest answer posted January 3, 2013 10:50 pm UTC

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How would I decribe the personality of Katniss in Mockingjay?

Katniss is a rather complicated character in this last novel of the trilogy. Perhaps we can best see the various aspects of her character by thinking about how she feels at the beginning of this...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2012 2:04 pm UTC

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Are you in Team Peeta or Team Gale? The story end off with Katniss married Peeta. If you were the author, would you...

I agree. I am Team Peeta. Although I did not always agree with the choices that Peeta made, the choices Gale made were worse. He committed horrible atrocities just to win the war. Peeta stayed...

Latest answer posted October 18, 2012 3:19 am UTC

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Why are the Propo's so vital to the rebellion?

"Propo" is probably short for "propaganda." The rebels in Mockingjay use propaganda such as video clips and special publications to spread the message of the rebellion. These propos encourage...

Latest answer posted March 3, 2015 10:53 pm UTC

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